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    SWEETCORN SOUP WITH LICHIS & HUITLACOCHE…BY HELEN WESTWATER OF LA OLA FRESCA

    As the heat rises, June’s recipe takes its inspiration from Mexican ingredients; a soup of sweetcorn that also uses the unusual ingredient ‘huitlacoche’, also known in English by the curious name of “Corn Smut” or “Devil’s Corn”. Without getting smutty, this is an extremely odd and unusual looking ingredient. It is actually a fungal disease […]

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    THE ARCHETYPAL VALENCIAN DRINK…HORCHATA!

    The warm days are upon us so it’s time for a long, cool drink. Valencia has two of its very own. Well, ‘Horchata’ was invented in the Sudan and ‘Agua de Valencia’ is really just Buck’s Fizz with a twist. However, let’s not get caught up with details, these days they are both considered as […]

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    WHY VALENCIAN ROSADOS ARE A GOOD BET IN 2018

    We are sure that we have commented before on why Valencian Rosado wines are a must drink in Summer. This has mainly been because it is simply too hot to drink red wine between June and September. Rosados enjoy the body of red wines but the acidity and freshness of white wines and we have […]

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    VALENCIA VERMOUTH

    ‘La Hora del Aperitivo’ The Rising Trend of Valencian Vermut Valencia has long been the City of ‘Gin Tonics’! But now the trend for aperitifs has grown and Vermut is making its way back. The bitter sweet drink is on the rise and on the shelves of many bars in Valencia again. Historically, there used […]

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    HARD ROCK CAFE VALENCIA

    Hard Rock Cafe Valencia is easy to find as it is just off Plaza Ayuntamiento, so it is as central as can be. If you are arriving from the main Valencia train station, it is literally across the road! A couple of the ‘24/7 Valencia’ team popped into Hard Rock Valencia for an early lunch […]

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    THE GOURMET KNIGHTS @LA OLA FRESCA, VALENCIA

    The ‘Gourmet Knights’ team is made up of our gallant chef, Alberto Corella, Helen Westwater(Queen of the sweets),Honor Witke (check out her band ‘Oh no’) and Javi de la Torre Sola, a name fit for a Knight and also a psychologist…always good to have on the team! Between them they jointly control the battleground. Together […]

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    TABLAO FLAMENCO LA BULERÍA (FOOD&MUSIC)

    1. What is La Buleria about regarding flamenco? La Bulería is a place of worship for Spanish flamenco, which is arguably one of the most beautiful genres of music in the world… possessing an artistic, cultural and historical richness that is undeniable. Indeed, it has been declared “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO. There […]

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    MEDITERRANEAN LUNCH OR DINNER AT ‘ANÓMALO’ IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE

    1. Could you tell us something about your background, travels and experiences? Amanda: I’m from London originally but have always travelled and met Danilo when I was living in Rome. I was working in Television but dreamed of running my own restaurant or beach bar. We spent 7 years in Australia; Danilo was an acclaimed […]

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    PALARDI CAFFE RESTOBAR IN VALENCIA

    Palardi arrived in Valencia in September of 2017 after a very successful run of 15 years in Ibiza. They hope to have brought you something special that reflects their Ibizan roots. Their Kitchen brings you a mix of American, British and Argentine goodies, all prepared and cooked in-house. The bar is hosted by a professional […]

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